Unfortunately I am only giving this hotel an average rating because the outdoor pool and beach area (which, when going on a sun holiday, is arguably the most important feature) provides no escape from noise and kids. The pool, albeit very large, was packed with screaming children - no chance of swimming lengths here or going for a relaxed dip to cool off. The pool is also full of inflatable lilos and toys, which really gives the place a tacky 'Butlins abroad' feel. There were even clowns around the pool one day (see picture)! The beach is the only option for some respite, but by the end of the day this too is packed with kids running around. Some days there was also tinny music blasting from the speakers at the pool, which could be heard very clearly from the beach. The kids club outdoor area is also in-between the pool and beach and so you can constantly hear kids screaming from here also. I was surprised how geared towards children the whole outdoor area was, with no peaceful area for adults - not what I would expect of a Ritz.
The positives of this hotel are that the property is beautiful and the club rooms are great. We were in an executive suite which was very spacious, clean and well appointed. Paul who cleaned our room did a fantastic job and was extremely polite. The club lounge is one of the best I have been in, with a fantastic offering of complimentary food, drinks and wifi. Jacob, who manages the lounge, is superb. The views at night are fantastic also, particularly from the lounge.
All in all, this place desperately needs an adult only pool/area for those travelling without kids looking for a restful break. Unfortunately, because of this I would not stay again.
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